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Print this page and then answer the following questions about the passage you have read

1. What is the new legal age for camel jockeys?

15 (fifteen)

2.What are the three possible punishments for offenders?

 

20,000 dirham fine : ban from racing for a year: jail

3. What is the minimum weight for a camel jockey?

 45 kg.

4. Name two places where these young jockeys usually come from

Pakistan, Bangladesh, Dera, Ghazi Khan, Rahimyar

Now mark the following statements TRUE or FALSE by marking the appropriate box  True False
The ban on underage jockeys will start at the end of September  

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First time offenders will have to pay Dh 20,000 *  
It is the first time there has been a ruling about child jockeys  

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Most boy jockeys are from poor village families

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There can be three offences before a prison sentence  

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